1 Samuel 10:20

“And when Samuel had caused all the tribes of Israel to come near, the tribe of Benjamin was taken.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And when Samuel had caused all the tribes of Israel to come neere, the tribe of Beniamin was taken.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Thus Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken by lot.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken.
- American Standard Version (1901)

So Samuel made all the tribes of Israel come near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken.
- Basic English Bible

And Samuel caused all the tribes of Israel to come near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken.
- Darby Bible

And when Samuel had caused all the tribes of Israel to come near, the tribe of Benjamin was taken.
- Webster's Bible

So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken.
- World English Bible

And Samuel bringeth near the whole tribes of Israel, and the tribe of Benjamin is captured,
- Youngs Literal Bible

So Samuel brought all the tribes of Israel near, and the tribe of Benjamin was taken.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 10:20


10:20 Benjamin - Which tribe was now preferred before Judah, because the kingdom was freely promised by God to Judah, and was to be given to him in love; but now the kingdom was in a manner forced from God, and given them in anger and therefore conferred upon an obscure tribe.


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